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Benjamin Medbury (b. March 31, 1727, d. January 10, 1796)Benjamin Medbury (son of Nathaniel Medbury and Dorothy Brown) was born March 31, 1727 in Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island, and died January 10, 1796 in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island.He married Elizabeth Darling on December 08, 1748 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, daughter of Benjamin Darling and Mehitable White.
Notes for Benjamin Medbury:
Note: Benjamin Medbury lived in Smithfield, Rhode Island. He served in the Revolutionary War and was a Lt. in 1st Company Militia of Smithfield 1767-1770. Enlisted in Continental Army from Rehoboth, Massachusetts, Captain Frankiln's company for three years. In 1799 was enrolled on an Abstract of Pay of Continental Army wages due to Captain Joseph Sprague's Company Colonel Brown;s Regiment of Militila, which was called to Providence, Rhode Island by an alarm. Daughters of Revolution approved sevice.
"His will was dated 7 Sep 1795, and inventory was taken 25 Jan 1796. Named wife, Sarah, eight sons and two daughters. Sarah was guardian of three youngest children." [Medbury Genealogy]
"Medbury, Benjamin, of Smithfield. Will dated 7 Sep 1795, proved 1 Feb 1796, pg 486. Mentions: Wife Sarah Medbury. 8 Sons: Edward Medbury, Nathan Medbury, Benjamin Medbury, Darling Medbury, Nathaniel Medbury, Joseph Medbury, David Medbury, & Isaac B. Medbury. 2 Youngest unspecified sons are to learn a trade. Daughters Mary Angell & Ruth Medbury. Witn: John Angell, John Phillips." [RI Genealogical Register]
8 DEC 1748 in Mendon, Worcester, MA
Elizabeth Darling of Mendon, Benjamin Meadberrey of Smithfield, RI. Note: Banns between Elizabeth Darling and David Burton on 16 or 24 Aug 1746 were forbidden by Benjamin Darling. 5
More About Benjamin Medbury and Elizabeth Darling:
Marriage: December 08, 1748, Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
Children of Benjamin Medbury and Elizabeth Darling are:
- +Joseph Medbury, b. 1768, Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island, d. September 07, 1844, Chautauqua County, New York.
- +Benjamin Medbury, b. July 23, 1759, d. May 18, 1836, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island.